Women’s Tennis Lands Three on Big South All-Conference Teams

Charlotte, N.C. – Borislava Nikolova and Karolina Chernaya have been named to the Big South All-Conference Doubles Team the conference announced Wednesday. Chernaya was also named to the All-Conference singles team while Anais Gomar was named to the Big South All-Academic Team.

Nikolova and Chernaya finished the regular season at a team best 13-3 overall, and 6-2 in conference play. The duo won 10 straight matches between February 18 and March 31.

Chernaya finished the regular season at 12-6 overall, and 3-5 in conference play. The Tashkent, Uzbekistan native is 6-4 in her last ten matches, and took home second place of the A bracket at the Davidson Invitation in the fall season.

Seventh seeded Campbell will take on second seeded Charleston Southern Thursday, April 19 in the Big South Championships quarterfinals. Match time is set for 1:30 pm.


Women's Tennis Post Season Awards

All-Academic Team

Anais Gomar, Campbell

Lindsay Krause, Presbyterian College

Giovanna Portioli, Winthrop

Zoe Hamel, UNC Asheville

Carol Lobel, Liberty

Diana Mortlock, Coastal Carolina

Ioana Oprea, Gardner-Webb

Alexandra Walters, Charleston Southern

Petra Dajevic, Radford


Women's Tennis Flight Winners

No. 1 Singles – Yasmine Alkema, Winthrop

No. 2 Singles – Andressa Garcia, Winthrop

No. 3 Singles – Sandra Herrera, Winthrop

No. 4 Singles – Giovanna Portioli, Winthrop

                        Katie Fosnacht, Coastal Carolina

No. 5 Singles – Alexandra Walters, Charleston Southern

No. 6 Singles – Monica Aguado, Winthrop


No. 1 Doubles – Yasmine Alkema/Andressa Garcia, Winthrop

No. 2 Doubles – Sandra Herrera/Giovanna Portioli, Winthrop

No. 3 Doubles – Maria Hesketh/Kourtney Kowal, Coastal Carolina


All-Conference Singles

Yasmine Alkema, Winthrop

Erica White, Gardner-Webb

Sandra Herrera, Winthrop

Olga Makhova, Charleston Southern

Andressa Garcia, Winthrop

Miki Bunea, Coastal Carolina

Alice Hopkins, Gardner-Webb

Karolina Chernaya, Campbell


All-Conference Doubles

Sandra Herrera/Giovanna Portioli, Winthrop

Miki Bunea/Diana Mortlock, Coastal Carolina

Borislava Nikolova/Karolina Chernaya, Campbell

Yasmine Alkema/Andressa Garcia, Winthrop

Olga Makhova/Marija Dzakovic, Charleston Southern

Player of the Year

Yasmine Alkema, Winthrop

Freshman of the Year

Alice Hopkins, Gardner-Webb

Scholar Athlete of the Year

Diana Mortlock, Coastal Carolina

Coach of the Year

Bruce Harrison, Radford